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Grey clouds

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This is the video for “Graue Wolken” by Blumfeld. It’s a pretty song with a pretty video. Of the German people I know, there’s only a select handful that like Blumfeld. In fact, when I’ve told people that I like the group, there’s quite often a reaction like, “Pah! Why on earth do you like them?” Those same folks often mention the lyrics being the reason why they don’t like the group; but seeing as though I pay very little attention to the meaning of lyrics of songs sung in English, it really doesn’t bother me a jot what some German dudes are yakkin’ on about. As far as I can tell, this songs about grey clouds and, if I’m understand it correctly, being a bit glum.

Written by Craig

September 6th, 2007 at 5:44 pm

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  1. Lovely tune, minus the sax solo (twice!). Singer’s voice is reminiscent of both Roland Orzabal and Martin Gore.

    Thanks for sharing. Nice peak into the world of German pop.

    Sam

    6 Sep 07 at 7:19 pm

  2. So glad you like Blumfeld! Too bad they split up this year. Their records have always meant a lot to me and I think their lyrics are actually very good. Blumfeld seem to be one of those bands that people either love or hate, nothing inbetween. I think Graue Wolken is basically about somebody frustrated with their dull and empty everyday life who feels he/she can’t take it much longer.

    Ulli

    ulli

    7 Sep 07 at 12:22 pm

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